Silk'n Sounds & New Reach

Silk'n Sounds is excited to announce that we will be sponsoring New Reach in New Haven, CT as our new charitable organization. Since 1990, New Reach has been providing emergency shelter for women and children. The largest family provider in the state of emergency shelter, New Reach inspires independence for those affected by homelessness and poverty through a continuum of housing and support using the most innovative and progressive methods.  

As an organization of women, Silk'n Sounds is proud to be able to support women and families in need. We look forward to a long and enriching collaboration. As part of this effort, Silk'n Sounds will be contributing a quartet performance to be auctioned at their upcoming 18th Annual Auction on May 3rd at Anthony's Ocean View, New Haven. Please visit www.NEWREACH.GESTURE.COM for details.  


Silk'n Sounds at Quinnipiac

Hamden, Conn. – April 20, 2017 – Silk'n Sounds, Greater New Haven’s award-winning women's a cappella chorus, will join students performing at Quinnipiac University’s annual Ensemble Night on Thursday, May 4, from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Clarice L Buckman Theater at Quinnipiac, 275 Mount Carmel Ave. This event is free and open to the public.

The concert will feature jazz and chamber orchestra performances. The performing student groups, which range in size between five and 20 members, and will play both jazz and classical styles.

Silk'n Sounds is a chapter of Harmony, Inc., an international organization of female a cappella singers specializing in the barbershop harmony style. Founded in 1998, Silk’n Sounds sings barbershop, jazz harmony and rhythmic selections from many different eras to a wide range of audiences. Under the direction of Christina Lampe-Onnerud, the chorus has continued to broaden its repertoire and build its vocal skills and showmanship, while competing in regional and international barbershop competitions. For more information about the chorus, visit http://www.silknsounds.org.   

Vesna Mehinovic, adjunct professor in the Department of Visual and Performing Arts, is the director of the Hamden Symphony Orchestra. Kyle Saulnier, visiting professor in the Department of Visual and Performing Arts, is the director of the jazz program and ensemble coordinator at Quinnipiac.  

For more information, call 203-582-8652.